UK reports 2,829 further COVID cases, nine more deaths

NHS workers are seen next to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mobile testing unit in Tower Hamlets, London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Friday reported a further 2,829 coronavirus cases and nine more deaths within 28 days of a positive test, according to official data which also showed the number of people to have received a first vaccine dose rose to 37,518,614.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Alistair Smout)